On Wednesday, July 8, 2020, Publishers Weekly and Westchester Publishing Services cohosted the webinar, Publishing Now: Day to Day Challenges & Solutions. A panel of thought leaders from various sectors of the publishing industry had a wide-ranging discussion that was moderated by Jim Milliot, Editorial Director of Publishers Weekly, about the changing nature of how books are being produced and brought to market since the pandemic began. They also provided their thoughts about developments that may happen in the publishing industry during the rest of the year.
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Scroll down below the images of the panelists to see the webinar resources, including the recording, summary paper written by Publishers Weekly, and other topical content. To learn more about how Westchester can help you with your publications, complete the brief form to the right.
The panelists for this webinar included:
Watch the webinar:
Publishers Weekly Webinar Summary and Q&A documents:
Below are links to information that was discussed by the panelists during the webinar:
Book Industry Study Group Whitepaper –Fixing the Flux: Challenges and Opportunities in Publishing Workflows
Princeton University Press Mission, Values, and Code of Conduct (includes equity and inclusion)
Princeton University Press Global Equity Grants – Contracted authors of underrepresented groups can apply for various areas of support
Princeton University Press Blog Post: Anti-racism and dismantling white supremacist structures in publishing
Ithaka S+R – University Presses in the Age of COVID-19 Part 1: How Press Directors are Navigating the Challenges of the Pandemic
Ithaka S+R – University Presses in the Age of COVID-19 Part 2: How Press Directors are Looking to the Future
Duke University Press: Responding to the Coronavirus,Transforms into Virtual Business
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